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tREND iS dEAD! records is an independent record label
Independent record label
An independent record label is a record label operating without the funding of or outside the organizations of the major record labels. A great number of bands and musical acts begin on independent labels.-Overview:...

 based out of Normal, Illinois
Normal, Illinois
Normal is an incorporated town in McLean County, Illinois, United States. It had a population of 52,497 as of the 2010 census. Normal is the smaller of two principal municipalities of the Bloomington-Normal metropolitan area...

, United States
United States
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. The label was founded in 1995
1995 in music
This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1995.- January–February :*January 18 – Jerry Garcia crashes his rented BMW into a guard rail near Mill Valley, California, USA, but is not injured in the accident....

, initially releasing cassette and vinyl titles, before switching to more modern compact discs.

tREND iS dEAD! records is recognized for its punk
Punk rock
Punk rock is a rock music genre that developed between 1974 and 1976 in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia. Rooted in garage rock and other forms of what is now known as protopunk music, punk rock bands eschewed perceived excesses of mainstream 1970s rock...

 releases, although some have delved into areas of experimental, rock, garage, industrial and hardcore.

They have released material for bands such as Frantics
The Frantics (band)
The Frantics was a punk rock band from Clinton, South Carolina. Founded by Kevin Mac , Timmy Timmy , Anthony Price and Todd Skeleton...

, Dee Dee Ramone
Dee Dee Ramone
Dee Dee Ramone was an American songwriter and musician, best known as founding member, bassist and main songwriter of the punk rock band the Ramones....

, Dade County Resistance
Dade County Resistance
Dade County Resistance was a South Carolina power-pop/punk rock band started in 2001 by former members of Guyana Punch Line, Self and Insult To Injury....

, Black Left Pinky, Santa's Dead, Youth Gone Mad
Youth Gone Mad
Youth Gone Mad is a punk rock band founded in California in 1980 by Paul "ENA" Kostabi . Youth Gone Mad signed onto the Posh Boy Records roster, scored a minor radio hit with "Oki Dogs" in 1981, and played with bands such as Black Flag, Caustic Cause, The Mentors, The Stains, Fear, and others.The...

, and many more.

Compilation albums


After some success pressing small runs of tapes of local artists, tREND iS dEAD! records began issuing ten band compilation cassettes involving bands from the Blo/No scene, alongside other groups from across the United States. The first CD released by tREND iS dEAD! records was the Trendy Compilation in 1998.
  • tREND iS dEAD! Volume One (1996)
  • tREND iS dEAD! Volume Two (1997)
  • tREND iS dEAD! Volume Three (1998)
  • Trendy Compilation (1998)
  • Worse Than Alternative It's Another PUNK COMP (1999)
  • Ramones Maniacs
    Ramones Maniacs
    Ramones Maniacs is a 26-band salute to the Ramones. This is a track-by-track cover of the Ramones Mania album, by bands from across the US, plus one from Australia and one from Canada.Album artwork by Tim Bradstreet....

    (tribute, 2001)
  • tREND iS dEAD? Sampler (2005)

Artists


  • Black Left Pinky
  • Brothers Boch
  • Cletus
  • Courtney Ono
  • Dade County Resistance
    Dade County Resistance
    Dade County Resistance was a South Carolina power-pop/punk rock band started in 2001 by former members of Guyana Punch Line, Self and Insult To Injury....

  • Dee Dee Ramone
    Dee Dee Ramone
    Dee Dee Ramone was an American songwriter and musician, best known as founding member, bassist and main songwriter of the punk rock band the Ramones....

  • End Me
  • Frantics
    The Frantics (band)
    The Frantics was a punk rock band from Clinton, South Carolina. Founded by Kevin Mac , Timmy Timmy , Anthony Price and Todd Skeleton...

  • Love Camp 7
  • OPIUM
    Opium
    Opium is the dried latex obtained from the opium poppy . Opium contains up to 12% morphine, an alkaloid, which is frequently processed chemically to produce heroin for the illegal drug trade. The latex also includes codeine and non-narcotic alkaloids such as papaverine, thebaine and noscapine...

  • Pee Pee Touchers
  • The Pull-Outs
  • t.r. (Totally Ridiculous)
  • Youth Gone Mad
    Youth Gone Mad
    Youth Gone Mad is a punk rock band founded in California in 1980 by Paul "ENA" Kostabi . Youth Gone Mad signed onto the Posh Boy Records roster, scored a minor radio hit with "Oki Dogs" in 1981, and played with bands such as Black Flag, Caustic Cause, The Mentors, The Stains, Fear, and others.The...


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